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Business Information Systems: Company Research

a guide to INSC 20263 research project

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International Company Research

Domestic Company Research

Private Company Info

Here are some databases that may have your private company.

Mergent Intellect

Private and public company info, industry news, industry profiles, and demographics.
Lexis Nexis Academic 

Type your company's name in the box on the left side of the page (see screenshot below)  Information may still be sparse.  Be sure to click on any promising links and take a look at the navigation options on the left side of the page.



Business & Company Resource Center 

If you don't get a "company" page, there may still be some useful articles.  Be sure to take a look at the links under "More Results"


A Company SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) can only be found in the database, Business Source Complete.

Just type the name of your company in the first box, and SWOT in the 2nd box.

Market Strategy

You will probably have to rely on articles to discover a company's market strategy.

Here are some good databases for finding market strategies:

Company Search Tip

When possible, search by the company's ticker symbol.

It is often a quicker and more accurate way to find company information.

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